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Category: Youth

2015 Chen Foundation Scholarship for California High School Seniors

High school seniors who plan to attend a California State University or California Community College as a first-year student in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply for a renewable $2,000 scholarship through the Chen Foundation Scholarship Program.
categories EducationFinanceYouth

Students Inspire Law to Teach Mexican Repatriation History

A trip to Bell Gardens Elementary led Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia to introduce a bill that would encourage California schools to teach about the unconstitutional deportation of over one million U.S. Citizens and lawful residents of Mexican descent from California in the 1920s.
categories EducationPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

The College Myth: Why Most Students Need More Than Four Years

In universities across California it’s difficult for students to graduate on time because of space constraints, tuition costs, and generally not enough courses offered.
categories EducationYouth

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

After promoting a Los Angeles protest on Facebook, the 26-year-old started to receive online threats.
categories International AffairsJusticePublic SafetyYouth

Children of the Drought

Today, that water is no longer there. The once lush green trees are dying. Families no longer cool off in the river. Only the memories remain.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsWeathering the StormYouth

Navigating College While Depressed

For Cal State Long Beach student Rachel Keeney, one of the strongest triggers for her depression is the fear of losing relationships.
categories HealthYouth

Grant Fuels ‘Promise’ to Boyle Heights

Proyecto Pastoral on Wednesday received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to expand Promesa Boyle Heights, an initiative to increase graduation rates and college success for at-risk youth in Boyle Heights.
categories BusinessEducationNeighborhoodsYouth

The Hollywood Mamalogues: Money in the Bank Part 2

“People tend to make a lot of assumptions about child actors and their money, and I’m here to tell you that many of their assumptions are wrong.”
categories Arts & CultureBusinessYouth

How Music is Fueling the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

In the age of social media, musicians have a greater ability than ever to politically influence their fans. And in the wake of Ferguson, that's just what they're doing.
categories Arts & CultureJusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Encouraging Art in Low-Income Communities

The non-profit Las Photos Project says their goal is to empower Latina youth through photography, mentorship and self-expression. They currently work with girls from East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsYouth
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